Minority Attrition and Completion in STEM Doctoral Programs – Council of Graduate Schools

There is a general underrepresentation of minority students—particularly African American, American Indian, and Hispanic students—in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at the graduate level. The problem of underrepresentation in doctoral education and the academic workforce is exacerbated by the fact that attrition rates from doctoral programs tend to be very high. The project, […]

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

From the website: “SOARS invites students from many disciplines–including meteorology, chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, ecology, and the social sciences–to apply their expertise to understanding the Earth’s Atmosphere. In particular, SOARS seeks to involve students from groups that are historically under-represented in the sciences, including Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, […]

Effective Approaches to Enhancing the Social Dimension of Higher Education – IDEAS Report

A wide-ranging report examining various issues related to diversity and inclusion in higher education. While primarily focused on Europe, the report does include case studies from the United States, Kenya, Australia, and Canada. The report can be viewed and downloaded here.  It can also be used in conjunction with an online resource repository found here. […]